FCSN East Bay Adult Day Program coordinator Diana Ko shares her struggles adjusting to helping her clients virtually during the pandemic, and everyone’s anticipation of returning to in-person classes. Continue reading FCSN Reopening, A New Norm
Adjusting to virtual classes was difficult for FCSN South Bay Adult Day Program Teacher Ramona Diaz at first. But slowly she learned and became adjusted to the new norm along with her clients. Continue reading FCSN and I
FCSN East Bay Adult Day Program teacher, Wendy Hoang, shares the various reasons why she is so committed to her job at FCSN. Continue reading I LOVE FCSN
FCSN East Bay Program Director Nayeli Toto shares how her teams immediately created a full spectrum of virtual classes to adapt to shelter-in-place with the aid of keeping clients’ minds engaged and learning while keeping their bodies strong. Continue reading FCSN Remote Services
Adult Day Program Coordinator Jake Haw details the activity changes made to bring clients to the virtual world. Classes include physical fitness, social development, academic, and creativity classes. There are also special theme days, such as Hat Day, or Book Day, to generate extra enthusiasm among the clients. Continue reading Bringing Individuals With Special Needs to the Virtual World
LIFE Program Coordinator Monica Gonzalez describes how Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) evolved during shelter-in-place, allowing for the clients with more opportunities to voice their opinions, concerns, and ideas on how their program should function. This Person-Centered Planning (PCP) approach is facilitated by the weekly Client Councils, in which clients discuss new class options and plan for upcoming holiday parties. Continue reading Our Clients’ Voice Matters
After overcoming life’s many challenges, FCSN SEP Job Coach Yahui Cathy Yang is grateful for still being able to work at FCSN even though the pandemic has made the situation complicated. Along the way, she learned to embrace change and challenges, and take the lessons that come with it. Continue reading Caring Cannot be Quarantined!
Supported Living Services Case Manager Phyllis Tung reflects on the blessings and joys on working with her client Becky, saying “… I found my life and Becky’s life changed for the better, both of us have found the best versions of ourselves.” Continue reading My SLS Days with Becky
Even though Tania Viana lives in southern California, it doesn’t stop her from teaching FCSN classes online. Read about what it takes for her to work with clients and make meaningful impact at FCSN. Continue reading Glad to Be Back, Home!